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Distance between Cairns (CNS) and Port Hedland (PHE)

Flight distance from Cairns to Port Hedland (Cairns Airport – Port Hedland International Airport) is 1793 miles / 2885 kilometers / 1558 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Cairns (CNS) to Port Hedland (PHE) is 2799 miles / 4505 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 14 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairns to Port Hedland.

Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Port Hedland International Airport (PHE).

How far is Port Hedland from Cairns?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cairns and Port Hedland. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1792.853 miles
  • 2885.317 kilometers
  • 1557.947 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 1790.431 miles
  • 2881.420 kilometers
  • 1555.842 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Cairns Airport
City: Cairns
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: CNS
ICAO Code: YBCS
Coordinates: 16°53′8″S, 145°45′18″E

B Port Hedland International Airport
City: Port Hedland
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: PHE
ICAO Code: YPPD
Coordinates: 20°22′40″S, 118°37′33″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cairns and Port Hedland is 2 hours. Port Hedland is 2 hours behind Cairns.

Time Difference

Cairns

 AEST

Port Hedland

 AWST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 199 kg (440 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cairns (CNS) → Port Hedland (PHE).

Distance:
1793
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1793

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